European Harvestman

Phalangium opilio

Summary 2

Phalangium opilio is "the most widespread species of harvestman in the world", occurring natively in Europe, and much of Asia, and having been introduced to North America, North Africa and New Zealand. It is found in a wide range of habitats, including meadows, bogs, forests, and various types of anthropogenic habitats, such as gardens, fields, hedgerows, lawns, quarries, green places in built-up areas, walls and bridges.

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  1. (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr, https://inaturalist.nz/photos/1219792
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phalangium_opilio

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